Excelsior Elementary School

Excelsior Elementary School serves 123 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Excelsior Elementary School operates within the Excelsior Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 123 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 123 students
Excelsior Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Excelsior Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Excelsior Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Excelsior Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
14%
50%
Excelsior Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
Excelsior Elementary School Black (1992-2012)
White
83%
31%
Excelsior Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Excelsior Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Excelsior Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.29 0.99
Excelsior Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
33%
44%
Excelsior Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
7%
Excelsior Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 123 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Excelsior Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
4
Number of Students Managed 123 730
Excelsior Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $9 MM
District Spending $1 MM $9 MM
Excelsior Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,107 $11,947
Excelsior Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,661 $12,666
Excelsior Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Martinsville School (5.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Martinsville School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Martinsville School (5.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Martinsville Martinsville School
    Hwy 7 East And 95 South
    Martinsville , TX , 75958
    (936)564-3455
    5.8  mi  |  365  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Center Center High School
    658 Roughrider Dr
    Center , TX , 75935
    (936)598-6173
    11  mi  |  622  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Center Center Elementary School
    621 Roughrider Dr
    Center , TX , 75935
    (936)598-3625
    11.1  mi  |  622  students  |  Gr.  1-3
  • Center F L Moffett Primary
    294 Stadium Dr
    Center , TX , 75935
    (936)598-6266
    11.3  mi  |  500  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Center Center Intermediate School
    624 Malone Dr
    Center , TX , 75935
    (936)598-6148
    11.8  mi  |  397  students  |  Gr.  4-5

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